Jewish News 1 launching in French

Jewish News 1 (JN1), the 24-hour news channel launched last year, is launching a French-language version, according to various Russian and Ukrainian press reports.

JN1 initially launched in Russian and English, with a Ukrainian version also launching recently. According to the reports, the French version is now available on the Astra satellite platform and will soon launch on the Galaxy platform to extend its coverage. Further language versions in Spanish and Arabic are also planned in the coming months, according to the reports.